International News

Emwazi 'wanted to harm Tanzania'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 08:13
Mohammed Emwazi, the man otherwise known as "Jihadi John", wanted to carry out "acts of terrorism" in Tanzania, one of its top officials believes.

Oklahoma racist chants 'disgraceful'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 08:03
The University of Oklahoma president says students who took part in a videotaped racist chant are "disgraceful" as he joins a rally on campus.

Sexton on track for Cardiff showdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 07:43
Ireland say fly-half Johnny Sexton's recovery from a hamstring strain is going well and expect him to face Wales.

Victim had affair with killer's mum

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 07:32
A man admits killing a pensioner, who had a three-year affair with his mother, in a South Lanarkshire pub.

Cameron standing firm on TV debates

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 07:13
David Cameron says he will not change his mind about taking part in more than one TV debate before the general election.

Foreigners 'kidnapped' in Libya

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 07:00
Nine foreign oil workers are reported missing after an attack on a Libyan oil field in which eight guards were beheaded.

General Motors in $5bn share buyback

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:54
US car giant General Motors (GM) has avoided a potential row with a number of key shareholders by announcing $5bn buy back of its own shares.

Ujah 'too rough' with goat mascot

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:54
Cologne forward Anthony Ujah apologises for grabbing the club mascot Hennes VIII the goat by the horns when celebrating a goal on Sunday.

Wisconsin protests over teen death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:50
Protests in Madison are held for a third day over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

Chad's desert training to tackle terror

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:33
A US-backed military exercise in Chad is preparing soldiers to fight terror - including against Boko Haram Islamist militants.

VIDEO: James Molyneaux's life in politics

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:28
The former Ulster Unionist Party leader James Molyneaux has died at the age of 94.

Mum jailed for daughter's drug death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:27
A mother who left her daughter to die from a heroin overdose is jailed for two years and eight months.

The furiously competitive world of dog shows

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:18
The furiously competitive world of dog shows

Caravan park assault man 'critical'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:11
A teenager remains in intensive care after he was seriously assaulted at a caravan park in Porthcawl, south Wales.

Arsenal draw Millwall in FA Cup

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:09
Arsenal start their defence of the FA Women's Cup with a trip to Women's Super League Two side Millwall Lionesses.

VIDEO: Labour: Tory spending plan 'extreme'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:56
Labour accused the Conservatives of planning "extreme" and "unprecedented" cuts in public spending - if they remain in Government.

Super-sub manager clinches victory

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:53
A football manager became a super-sub when he scored a goal and saved a penalty after coming on at half-time, leading his team to victory.

More military job cuts predicted

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:52
Up to 30,000 more military personnel could lose their jobs in the next Parliament whoever wins the general election, a defence think tank warns.

Tributes to boys killed in crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:47
Tributes are paid to two boys who were killed in a crash in Leeds, which also seriously injured two other boys and the 21-year-old driver.

Ex-army chief 'mystified' by search

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:44
Former chief of the defence staff Lord Bramall tells the BBC he categorically denies any involvement with child sexual abuse and that he is "mystified" by a police search of his house.